The government of India will be adding about 10,000 medical seats across existing medical colleges by upgrading their infrastructure in the next one year. Union Minister of State and Family Welfare, Faggan Singh Kulaste, has said that the increased capacity of the medical colleges will reflect in addition of 10,000 seats in 2017, through NEET.
Related Post -
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2019
NEET Application Form 2019
NEET Admit Card 2019
With the increased seats, the number of total undergraduate medical seats for the academic session 2017-18 may go up to 67,000. The Union Minister also said that around 58 medical colleges across the country have been identified and it will be upgraded within the said time frame. The Minister was addressing a healthcare summit in Rajasthan on September 24, 2016.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Admissions 2019 OPEN | MAHE #1 Private university in India QS world Ranking
Currently, there are approximately 57,000 medical seats in India, wherein 28,000 seats are in government colleges while remaining 29,000 seats are with private medical colleges. Beginning 2016 academic year, admission to all government medical college and private colleges are conducted basis NEET exam, which is a single entrance exam in the country for providing admissions to MBBS and BDS seats across all medical colleges/universities in the country.
Download Free Sample Paper for NEETDownload Now
Currently, all state government colleges contribute their 15% seats for All India reserve Quota. The admission counselling for 15% All India Quota seats is conducted by Medical Counselling Committee, whereas, that for state quota seats are done by Directorate of Medical Education (DMER) of respective states. Further, by an SC order, DMER in respective states are also responsible for conducting counselling for private and deemed medical institutions.
This year NEET was conducted in two phases, May 1 and July 24, 2016, respectively and the combined result was declared on August 16, 2016. A total of 4,09,477 candidates had qualified the entrance test, out of which 19, 325 had qualified for the 15% All India Quota counselling.
Check below for the highlights of NEET 2016:
NEET 2016 appeared and qualified candidates:
Eligible Regd. Candidates
Qualified (over all NEET)
Stay tuned to www.medicine.careers360.com for more news and information on NEET
More like NEET
Maharashtra MBBS Application Form 2019
Maharashtra MBBS Application Form 2019 - The registration facility for admission to medical colle...
AIPVT 2019 - VCI will conduct the counselling of AIPVT 2019 based on NEET rank. Check AIPVT 2019 ...
Tripura MBBS Application Form 2019
Tripura MBBS Application Form 2019 will be released in the second week of June by DME, Tripura. C...
Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2019
Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2019 - CET on behalf of DMER will be starting the Maharashtra MBBS 201...
Kerala MBBS Application Form 2019
Kerala MBBS Application Form 2019 - The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) will be tenta...
Questions related to NEET
Dear Adarsh Adarsh inorder to get all the details regarding the option for a private candidates in the NEET entrance exam you are requested to vis...
Hii Rohan As cut-off marks vary year to year depending upon number of students appear in the exam and the difficulty level of the exam so if you be...
HeyThe cut off varies each year for NEET depending upon various factors like level of difficult, Competition etc. Much can't be said about th...
hiii am soory to say its hard to get even in BHMS in private colleges atleast of you should have 120+ score to get them while i can suggest you oth...
Hii Nitesh If you want to clear neet exam then you should follow a proper schedule- 1) divide your day into 4 halves and each halve should be for 3...